Monthly Archives: May 2014

True stories of WWII

My grandmother was a teenager when a Soviet truck run her over during the war and she lost a bone in her leg. The doctors put a metal rod in her shin and she went on caring for her invalid … Continue reading

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Mother and child

When I was a child, we’d often pitch a tent in the woods close to our hometown. We’d spend days wading in the swift currents of the river, frying hot dogs, kicking badminton balls around and playing cards by the … Continue reading

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You can’t teach an old dog new tricks: or can you?

In the early 30s, the vast majority of Americans never brushed their teeth. In fact, their mouths were so rotten that poor dental hygiene was turning into a national security risk, according to journalist Charles Duhigg. Today, new moms scrub … Continue reading

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